Basic First Aid Info for Children
Controlling External Bleeding
Covering the wound
applying direct pressure until bleeding stops
cover the dressing with a bandage
and if the bleeding doesn't stop then to apply more pressure and call 9-1-1
-Remove from source of the burn
- cool the burn with cold running water at least until pain is relieved
-cover loosely with sterile dressing
and if the burn is severe enough then call 911 or the local emergency number and monitor the child for shock.
-give 30 chest compressions by pushing hard, push fast in the middle of the chest about 1.2-2 inches deep depending of the size and age of the child at last 100 compressions per minute
-give 2 rescue breaths by tilting the head back and lifting chin, then either pinching the nose and completely sealing the child's mouth or completely sealing both the infant's nose and mouth, and blowing in for 1 sec to make chest rise and giving breaths one after another
- do not stop; ie continue cycles of CPR until signs of life are present (breathing own their own) or EMS personnel take over.